20 killed in Eastern Cape over weekend

2010-12-28 09:22

 At least 20 people were murdered in Eastern Cape over the long weekend, police said today.

Thirteen of them were in the Lusikisiki area and three were vigilante-related, said Captain Mduduzi Godlwana.

“None of the crimes were linked but all the suspects are known to police and many arrests have been made,” he said.

Godlwana was unable to provide an exact figure on the number of arrests.

The latest murder was reported in Port St Johns yesterday.

A 41-year-old man who raped a woman was killed by a community mob.

The youngest person killed during the weekend murder spree was 18-years-old.

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